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    What the American male really wants is two things: he wants to be blown by a stranger while reading a newspaper and he wants to be fucked by his buddy when he's drunk. Everything else is society.

    - W. H. Auden, The Table-Talk of W. H. Auden, Alan Ansen, 1990, pp. 80-81

    Or, Napoleon Solo begins to know himself, and Ilya Kuryakin makes his own happiness.

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    A non-continuity of fics in which Steve and Bucky are queer, socialist, and Jewish.

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    A take on the Alpha/Beta/Omega trope. In which I made up Germanic-root words for the A/O genders because Greek roots were linguistically implausible, the A/O genders are nominally hermaphroditic, and Steve and Bucky are both fitts, which is still illegal pre-WWII.

    Currently, the pieces can be read in any order (or not read); they're part of a continuity, not a chronological series.

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    Post-Sburb by a number of years, with diplomatic connections well-established between Alternia and Earth, the trolls and the kids try to live their lives.

    This seems to involve a lot of dressing up in suits on the parts of certain individuals. Mostly related to how Rose and Kanaya are finally getting married.

    (And sometimes it involves some discussions about Dave and Tavros's troll wigglers, and how growing up Earthborn makes them neither trolls nor human. But not yet.)

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    What to do when it's your fate to end the world as you know it.

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    5 Mar 2016

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    i don't read spn anymore but when I do it's the de-christianization and judaicization of the narrative arcs and mythologies

    (also, I'm a sucker for a good circumcision joke.)

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    The first thing Nightingale does after being discharged from hospital is nearly kill his apprentice.

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    “They are useless to their countries,” he says slowly. “Everyone knows their real names, their faces. A spy who cannot spy. Is like – like a car that cannot drive. Useless.”

    “Ah,” Napoleon says quietly, as if he finally understands what Illya is so angry about. But he doesn’t, Illya thinks, he can’t know, not really, and he isn’t sure if it’s sadness or relief he feels at the thought.

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    “Just keep coming back to me,” says Foggy, and Matt could kiss him then, he could, but that’s not fair, because one of these nights Matt will come back to him in a bodybag and it’s already bad enough. It wouldn’t be fair. It’s unfair enough as it is. Matt Murdock, finally finding the sin he won’t commit in the name of justice. Matt Murdock, never quite falling out of love.

    “I promise,” says Matt, and Foggy isn’t the one who hears heartbeats, can’t catch the lie.

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    “Don’t blame yourself,” Waverly says, almost kindly. “No one saw it coming.”

    Illya looks down at him, surprised and perhaps a little condescending, because he knows better than to blame himself, and he doesn’t understand why Waverly thinks he would. Solo is good at what he does, one of the best, and Illya has always been more than aware that Solo could trick him if he really set his mind to it.

    No, Illya does not blame himself for not seeing the signs. If there is anything he should blame himself for, it is that he let himself assume that he wouldn’t have to look for them in the first place. But socialism is a future-oriented ideology, and there is no point in dwelling on the past. Illya has made a mistake, is all. He is not going to make it again.

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